#120 Prostate Health, Building the Perfect Food Board, New Technology in Running Shoes and Acid Reflux and Indigestion

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 22 and 23, 2020 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we discuss Prostate Health  with Dr. Gordon Chang, building the perfect board with Carolyn Tanner Cohen, new running shoe technology with Stacy Irvine and the natural treatment of acid reflux and indigestion with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

Prostate Health

  • Prostate enlargement
  • Is there a connection between prostate health and testosterone?
  • What is the result of an enlarged prostate?
  • What is the purpose of the prostate?
  • Does chronic inflammation cause prostate enlargement?
  • Supplements to help the bladder empty
  • Anti-oxidants
  • Water consumption
  • Is an enlarged prostate connected to prostate cancer?

Building the Perfect Food Board

  • Why use a food board?
  • The formula for a successful food board
  • A breakfast board
  • A dessert board
  • A dinner board
  • A charcuterie board

New Running Shoe Technology

  • A brief history of running shoes
  • The Nike Vaporfly
  • The fairness controversy
  • The science behind the shoe
  • The cost premium
  • The benefits of the new technology
  • Reasonable expectations for the recreational runner

The Natural Treatment of Acid Reflux and Indigestion

  • What are the causes of acid reflux and indigestion?
  • What is the cause of gas and bloating?
  • Food sensitivity and stomach bacteria
  • The pros and cons of acid blocking medications
  • Vitamin B12
  • Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth
  • H Pylori infections
  • Food triggers of indigestion

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here.

To learn more about Stacy Irvine go here.

To learn more about Dr Emily Lipinski ND go here.

#88 The Secrets of Beautiful Skin, Intermittent Fasting, Mindfulness and Gratitude and The Best Farmers Markets in Toronto

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 13, 2019 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we chat about the secrets of beautiful skin with Dr. Gordon Chang, intermittent fasting with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND, mindfulness and gratitude with Tracey Soghrati and the best farmers markets in Toronto with Megan Horsley

We specifically discuss:

The Secrets of Beautiful Skin:

  • Renewing skin from the inside
  • Free Radicals
  • Antioxidants in the skin
  • Vitamins B, C, D, E, Omega 3 Oils,
  • Minerals – Silicon, Zinc, Copper
  • Collagen – elasticity of skin
  • Sources of Collagen
  • Acne – plugged up glands
  • Hyaluronic Acid

Intermittent Fasting:

  • What is intermittent fasting?
  • Is intermittent fasting dieting?
  • What is the theory of intermittent fasting?
  • 16/8 intermittent fasting
  • Hgh
  • 5/2 intermittent fasting
  • Does intermittent fasting work for everyone?
  • What are the difficulties of intermittent fasting?
  • What sort of results can one expect?
  • What are the drawbacks/contraindications to intermittent fasting?

Mindfulness and Gratitude:

  • How do you describe gratitude?
  • The negativity bias
  • Mindfulness vs. negativity
  • Gratitude in the context of marriage
  • Bringing attention to things you take for granted
  • People with gratitude have more energy
  • Gratitude and wellness
  • Limitations of mindfulness
  • The actual practice of gratitude

Toronto’s Best Farmers Markets:

  • Advantages of going to a farmers market
  • Fresh foods
  • Fun!
  • Withrow Farmers Market
  • Unique products
  • Evergreen/Brickworks Farmers Market
  • Communication with Farmers/Education
  • Supporting farmers

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski go here

To read Dr Emily Lipinski’s article in Tonic Magazine go here

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here